HC Deb 20 May 1981 vol 5 c112W
Mr. Deakins

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, pursuant to his answers, Official Report 7 May 1981, c. 113–14, on the sample survey of modern foreign language teaching, how many pupils were in maintained secondary schools in 1977 in each of the following groups: (a) year groups 1, 2 and 3, (b) year groups 4 and 5 and (c) sixth forms.

Dr. Boyson

Estimates of the numbers of pupils covered by the 1977 survey are as follows:

Year groups 1, 2 and 3 2.2
Year groups 4 and 5 1.5
Sixth forms 0.3
Total pupils in maintained secondary schools in England and Wales 4.0